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Stories from Wednesday, October 5, 2005

Rebel Netters win two of three matches (10/05/05)
The Riverside Rebels remained unbeaten in conference play with a hard fought 5-4 win over Crowley's Ridge Academy in boys tennis action Thursday afternoon at Allen Park in Jonesboro. The Rebels (10-2, 7-0) clinched the victory by winning two of the three doubles matches. ...
Monette Council accepts $63,100 (10/05/05)
The Monette City Council met on Monday, September 26, and received a $63 thousand dollar check from Representative Ray Kidd, reviewed the cities disaster readiness plan, and made changes to the Monette Youth Association park complex agreement. State Representative Ray Kidd presented Monette Mayor David Fletcher with a check for $63,100 in state funding for the construction and renovation of a new city hall on East Drew Avenue at the Monette Council meeting Sept. 26...
Big Lake Chili Cook-Off successful (10/05/05)
The Manila Lions Club sponsored their 16th annual Big Lake Chili Cook-off on Saturday, Sept. 24. It was a good day with plenty of chili, games, craft booths, and entertainment. The annual event gives teams the opportunity to show off their "chili" cooking expertise, offers family and friends a time to gather in a "hometown" atmosphere, and support a good cause. Proceeds from the event are used by the Lions Club to support their sight-preservation donations...
Dr. Statler welcomed to Lake City (10/05/05)
A ribbon cutting ceremony and reception were held Sept. 23 to welcome Dr. Kristi Qualls Statler, NEA Clinic physician, to the Lake City business community. "We are so pleased to have Kristi back with us in Lake City," Mayor Jerry Bowman said. "She grew up here and has chosen to open her family practice clinic here. Needless to say, we are very proud of her."...
BIC Lady Golfer takes state title (10/05/05)
The fourth time was a charm for Nan Lee Bridges, Buffalo Island Central senior, as she took the state golf title in the A-AA Girls' Division. The state tournament was held Monday, Sept. 26, at Mountain Ranch at Fairfield Bay near Heber Springs. Nan Lee has been playing high school golf since her freshmen year and qualified for state competition every year. Her freshmen and sophomore years she finished seventh, moving up to fifth place her junior year...
Emma Jean Brannum - Ash Flat (10/05/05)
Emma Jean Brannum, 88, of Ash Flat, formerly of Leachville, died Monday, Oct. 3, 2005, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Wynne, she was the daughter of the late Homer and Artie Smooth Lawrence and had been a longtime Leachville resident before making her home in Ash Flat 17 years ago. She was the widow of Warlick "Bud" Brannum and was of the Baptist faith...
Nora Maxwell Adams - Fort Smith (10/05/05)
Nora Maxwell Adams, 91, of Fort Smith died Friday, Sept. 30, 2005, at St. Edward Mercy Medical center in Fort Smith. Born at Smithville, she lived in Fort Smith for 15 years after having lived in Jonesboro for 36 years and also in Conway. She was an elementary school teacher and worked in the Caraway and Nettleton public school systems for 29 years. She was a member of Nettleton Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday school, and a member of Oak Cliff Baptist Church in Fort Smith...
Fines LaVaughn Roe - Leachville (10/05/05)
Fines LaVaughn Roe, 87, of Leachville died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Ada, Okla., he was the son of the late Tom H. and Nettie Simpson Roe and had been a Leachville resident since 1948. Mr. Roe was a disabled Army veteran of World War II having served as platoon sergeant in the New Guinea and Luzon Campaigns of the Western Pacific Theatre. ...
Veola L. Stovall - Victoria (10/05/05)
Veola L. Stovall, 90, of Victoria, died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2005, at Manila Nursing Center. Born in Itawamba County, Miss., she was a homemaker and a member of Cole Ridge Baptist Church. Survivors include six sons, Bobby Stovall and Steve Stovall, both of Augusta, Charles "Buddy" Stovall of Osceola, Jerry Stovall and Ronald Stovall, both of Blytheville, and L.E. ...
John Tom Thompson - Leachville (10/05/05)
John Tom Thompson, 72, of Leachville, died Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2005, at his residence. Born at Knoble, he was the son of the late Edward and Youva Frazier Thompson. A longtime Leachville resident, he owned and operated Thompson's Hauling Company. He was of the Baptist faith...
Rachael Othella Thornton - Lake City (10/05/05)
Rachael Othella Thornton, 88, of Lake City died Friday, Sept. 30, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical center in Jonesboro. Born in Lake City, she was a homemaker and attended Bono Church of Christ. Survivors include a daughter, Nancy Reynolds Bratten of Jonesboro; a son, Lloyd W. Thornton of Jonesboro; four grandchildren, Mark Reynolds, Derek Reynolds, Lee Bratten and Lisa Johnson and five great-grandchildren...
Dora Christine Jones - Ocean Springs, Miss. (10/05/05)
Dora Christine Jones, 90, of Ocean Springs, Miss., died Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2005, at her home in Ocean Springs. Born at Newark, she was the daughter of the late John and Effie Hunter Lane and was a former Leachville resident. She had spent most of her life in Texas where she worked in the El Paso Public School System as a bus driver and cafeteria worker. She was of the Baptist faith...
Wesley Gene DuBar - Caraway (10/05/05)
Welsey Gene DuBar, 20, of Caraway, died Sunday, Sept. 25, 2005, at Sedgwick. He was of the Methodist faith, a machinist for Production Machinery, and had lived in the Caraway area a lifetime. He is survived by his father and stepmother, Gene and Deena DuBar of Jonesboro; his mother and stepfather, Dawn "Lisa" and Jim Redding of Caraway; his maternal grandparents, Asa and Anita Boatman of Caraway; his paternal grandfather, Jack DuBar of Jonesboro; four brothers, Tyler Redding of Caraway, Justin Dustin, and Joshua DuBar, all of Jonesboro.. ...